Question about Heating & Cooling
Pilot light will not stay lit
found that the pilot tube had dust bunnys in mine so blew it out with a air can i had for the computer now the pilot light stays on just fine
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
SOURCE: rinnai gas heater model RCE-318H
Real odd one as if ignition fails this unit is designed to flash various lights to give you an idea of what the fault is. Also this usually happens after about 10-15 seconds. I'm going to have to ask you to clarify that no other lights flash. If I had this fault exactly as you descibe, after running some basic tests to check gas supply and any obvious damage or burnt out components I would change the the main PCB as a start and the control PCB as a plan B.
Posted on Aug 09, 2010
SOURCE: Older style Rinnai gas heater
not a problem. however, if you want to shrink it down... it's hard to say just what your gas valve is like. There should be 2 spots on it for adjustments, the larger slot (should be covered by a brass plug) adjusts the main burner output, the smaller adjusts pilot output. crank it down and watch the pilot shrink, but in this situation bigger is better. the pilot creates an electrical signal that opens the gas valve, you don't want that signal to be too weak.
It would be wise to clean the pilot supply, to have a cleaner flame. pressurized air does well with out having to remove it.
Posted on May 07, 2011
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